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1

compel (3)

contraindre, forcer, obliger

2

light brown (chestnut)

châtain

3

trunk (I.e. baggage)

malle

4

to shake

secouer

5

bread crumb

mie(tte) de pain

6

to twist

tordre

7

paw, leg (of an animal)

patte (2)

8

falling out

brouille

9

stairwell

cage d'escalier

10

close to the edge

tout au bord

11

to get maudlin

s'attendrir

12

unscrewing

dévissage

13

resolve

résoudre

14

ramshackle

déglingué

15

keen

passionné

16

a lot of people

beaucoup de monde

17

pleased with...

content de...

18

from now on (2)

désormais, dorénavant

19

did you sleep well?

tu as bien dormi?

20

swollen

gonflé

21

the engagement

les fiançailles

22

to debate

débattre

23

I feel awful

Je me sens affreusement

24

terribly...

affreusement...

25

to conceal

cacher

26

with a sob in one's voice

avec des sanglots dans la voix

27

stunned (2)

ahuri, hébété

28

I'm still stunned.

Je suis encore ahuri.

29

chain (often gold) necklace (often) with pendant

sautoir

30

shark

requin

31

the bee

l'abeille

32

the spider

l'araignée

33

the mouse

la souris

34

the whale

la baleine

35

the hen

la poule

36

to approach

aborder

37

harmless

anodin

38

the return (after a break)

rentrée

39

anthology

florilège

40

torment

supplice

41

to play havoc with

chambouler

42

paperback

livre broché

43

he was late

il avait du retard

44

rough, calloused

rugueuse (2)

45

blunder (2)

gaffe
bévue

46

rejoinder

réplique

47

to bring closer

rapprocher

48

printing (of a book)

tirage

49

a schoolboy

un potache

50

figurehead

potiche

51

terrific! (2); (1=n?)

chouette! (=owl); super!

52

crammed with

bourré de

53

lightning rod

paratonnerre

54

stool

tabouret

55

to sew

coudre

56

she was sewing

elle cousait

57

we were sewing

nous cousions

58

I was sewing

je cousais

59

she drank

elle but

60

I drank

je bus

61

we drank

nous bûmes

62

you drank (pl.)

vous bûtes

63

they drank

ils burent

64

pocket book

livre de poche

65

appearance, arraignment

comparution

66

gust (of wind)

bourrasque (de vent)

67

procrastination

atermoiement

68

the breath

le souffle

69

the background

la genèse

70

Ten days had passed

Dix jours se sont écoulés

71

nothing had changed

rien n'avait changé

72

ease

aisance

73

dizzy

étourdi

74

heavy

pesant

75

wheel

roue

76

shrewd

pénétrant

77

kindness

bonté

78

devoid of...

dénué de...

79

shriveled up

recroquevillé

80

gum [mouth]

gencive

81

surveyor

arpenteur

82

bankruptcy

faillite

83

debt

dette

84

to realize (i.e. achieve)

concrétiser

85

previously

auparavant

86

damage (n.)

dégât

87

acquired (I.e. bought)

a racheté

88

to buy back, to redeem

racheter (2)

89

to embed, to anchor

ancrer (2)

90

nightmarish (note: pl. usage)

cauchemardesques

91

to focus

cibler

92

to glean

glaner

93

display (computer)

affichage

94

school schedule/pace

rythmes scolaires

95

shortening

raccourcissement

96

implementation

mise en œuvre

97

resentment

rancœurs

98

to look out for

guetter

99

lazy

fainéant

100

intermediate

intermédiaire